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"Martin Luther King gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech, not the 'I Have a Plan' speech." - Simon Sinek

"Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech always sends me down some path, some trajectory of some creative idea." - Abigail Washburn

"Nobody black had learned anything from the Letter from the Birmingham Jail or from the I Have a Dream speech. That was a revelation of white people." - Andrew Young

"Nobody black had learned anything from the 'Letter from the Birmingham Jail' or from the 'I Have a Dream' speech. That was a revelation of white people." - Andrew Young

"I have a dream today!" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I still have a dream." - Troy Dumais

"And all day long, so close and near, As in a mystic dream I hear Their gentle accents kind and dear - The old familiar voices. They have no sound that I can reach - But silence sweeter is than speech;" - Dinah Craik

"Dr. King's famous 'I Have a Dream' speech was delivered at 'The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,' a call to justice beyond the traditional civil rights movement's focus." - Charles B Rangel

"We [Americans] know Martin Luther King Jr. as a statue. We know him as a holiday. We know him as a speech. We don't know him as a man. Most people don't even know the whole speech, just "I have a dream." They don't know what his speaking voice was like, how he looked at his wife, or that he had four kids." - Ava Duvernay

"I don't really have a dream collaboration." - Taio Cruz

"I am speechless: I have no speech" - Jerry Seinfeld

"I shall have a beautiful dream tonight. I also wish everyone to have a beautiful dream." - Yani Tseng

"I have a dream! Because I have lived a nightmare." - Christopher Titus

"They tell me, Lord, that when I seem To be in speech with you, Since but one voice is heard, it's all a dream, One talker aping two." - C S Lewis

"I always say, to have a big dream requires the same effort as having a small dream. Dream big!" - Jorge Paulo Lemann

"I always say, 'To have a big dream requires the same effort as having a small dream. Dream big!'" - Jorge Paulo Lemann

"A dream is always simmering below the conventional surface of speech and reflection." - George Santayana

"Dr. King didn't get famous giving a speech that said,"I have a complaint."" - Van Jones

"I've got a dream lover, so I don't have to dream alone." - Bobby Darin

"It is a historical error for those who were not there to just refer to August 28th as 'I Have a Dream' speech day. That is a real disservice to those who were there. It was a sad day. It was not a celebration environment." - Jesse Jackson

"I have never knowingly made a non-controversial speech in my life." - Margaret Thatcher

"My one claim to originality among Irishmen is that I have never made a speech." - George A Moore

"I have a dream, one dream, keep dreaming. Dream of freedom, justice dreaming, dreaming of equality and hopefully no longer required to dream them" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"It was so crucial to the Civil Rights Movement that on June 23, 1963, Martin Luther King came to town, walked down Woodward Avenue with more than 100,000 people and delivered the first major public iteration of his "I Have A Dream" speech, two months before he did it in Washington." - David Maraniss

"Trust me, I have never written a speech in my life, and if I have my way, I never will." - Curt Schilling

"That was how they would have liked to be: what they were doing was to dream up ideals and then refashion their past lives to match them. Speech is a rolling-machine that always stretches the feelings it expresses." - Gustave Flaubert

"So many times, I have a speech ready but no dice. Always a bridesmaid, never a mother." - Michael Curtiz

"And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The most important thing in life is, if you have a dream, I mean a real good dream, follow it." - Evel Knievel

"I have often regretted my speech, never my silence." - Xenocrates

"I have often regretted my speech, never my silence." - Publilius Syrus

"One of the areas I have a little less confidence in is giving any kind of a speech." - Danica Patrick

"[Pope Francis] continued to focus on migrants. He visited the Greek island of Lesbos, which was the front line of the European migrant crisis. And a month later, he accepted a prestigious European Union prize, but he scolded Europe for its treatment of migrants. And in a speech echoing Martin Luther King, he said I have a dream of a Europe where being a migrant is not a crime. So, yeah, he showed he can be quite outspoken on political issues." - Sylvia Poggioli

"I prefer a little free speech to no free speech at all; but how many have free speech or the chance or the mind for it; and is not free speech here as elsewhere clamped down on in ratio of its freedom and danger?" - James Agee

"Conservative pundits have a remarkable amount of free speech." - Michael Pare

"Conservative pundits have a remarkable amount of free speech." - Michael Parenti

"Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin." - Jean Philippe Rameau

"I have a voice, too, and for good or evil mine is the speech that cannot be silenced" - Joseph Conrad

"I dream for a living." - Steven Spielberg

"I never prepare a speech. I never think when I give a speech, except for "don't embarrass yourself or others", meaning "remember the names of the people you have to thank"." - Roger Ballen

"Martin Luther King's 1963 'I have a dream' speech was a thrilling milestone in the civil rights movement, so enduring that we tend to attribute its searing power to a kind of magic. But Gary Younge's meditative retrospection on its significance reminds us of all the micro-moments of transformation behind the scenes-the thought and preparation, vision and revision-whose currency fed that magnificent lightning bolt in history." - Patricia J. Williams

"In its essence, Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech is one citizen's soul-searing plea with his countrymen-Whites and Blacks-to recognize that racial disparities fueled by unwarranted bigotry were crippling America's ability to shine as a true beacon of democracy in a world filled with people groping their way through suffocating shadows of political turmoil, economic oppression, military mayhem, starvation, and disease." - Aberjhani

"In its essence, Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream' speech is one citizen's soul-searing plea with his countrymen-Whites and Blacks-to recognize that racial disparities fueled by unwarranted bigotry were crippling America's ability to shine as a true beacon of democracy in a world filled with people groping their way through suffocating shadows of political turmoil, economic oppression, military mayhem, starvation, and disease." - Aberjhani

"I had a dream. I had an awesome dream." - Lionel

"First you have to have a dream." - Marlo Thomas

"I had a dream, which was not all a dream." - Lord Byron

"I know how sad it is when you won't be able to realize your dream. But do you know what's great about dreams? You can always have a different dream. Just like the way you dream every night in your sleep, you can just dream another dream. You're not throwing your dream away, but having a different dream." - Kim Du-han

"I ain't Martin Luther King. I don't need a dream. I have a plan." - Spike Lee

"I never have really said much about the whole episode, which was endless. But his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did." - Candice Bergen

"I have a dream... I have a dream today... And if America is to be a great nation this must become true." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I dream a dream that dreams back at me" - Toni Morrison

"I have a dream of what would have happened if what happened instead hadn't." - Daniel Handler

"I don't have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream." - Ayumi Hamasaki

"I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was." - William Shakespeare

"I really have the American dream licked." - Ted Nugent

"I am sorry to have made such a long speech, but I did not have time to write a shorter one." - Winston Churchill

"I didn't have a dream of being a press secretary, I had a dream of being a playwright; I had a dream of being a novelist and a poet." - Pearl Cleage

"Today, is a great day to make a difference for someone. 'I have a dream'." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I did not have to dream I made it a reality." - Tyga

"I'm a very fortunate man. I have in life everything I could dream of." - Jose Carreras

"If you have a dream, dont wait.Act" - Axel

"If you have a dream, FOLLOW IT." - Paula Deen

"Did anyone ever have a boring dream?" - Ralph Hodgson

"I remain optimistic that ultimately free speech and a free press where individuals have access to the dialogue will have a self-correcting quality." - Al Gore

"Have a dream, make a plan, go for it. You'll get there, I promise." - Zoe Koplowitz

"I dream a lot about football and a lot of them have come true for me." - David Beckham

"I was very poor. As a child my dream was to have a leather football." - Stephen Chow

"I have written a raucous valentine to a poet's dream and agony." - Ben Hecht

"I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass if he go about t'expound this dream." - William Shakespeare

"I don't have any dream role. I give my 100% to every character I play, and when the film clicks, it automatically becomes a dream role." - Mahesh Babu

"I have lived most of my life with the conviction that I don't dream, because I never could retrieve a dream." - Theodore Sturgeon

"Critics, you have been so kind, I would not have you think me blind To all the wisdom that you preach; Yet before I strictlier run In straiter lines of chiselled speech, Give me one more hour, just one Hour to hunt the fairy gleam That flutters through this childish dream." - Alfred Noyes

"You gotta have a dream. If you don't have a dream, how you gonna make a dream come true?" - Oscar Hammerstein Ii

"... I could have said something profound, but you would have forgotten it in 15 minutes - which is the afterlife of a graduation speech." - Art Buchwald

"I will gladly go to jail in the name of free speech. I have no problem with what I said. Make me a martyr..." - Joey Barton

"We shouldn't have free speech." - Robin Quivers

"I just have a dream mountain under the eyelids, this is my breath, my life." - Wojciech Kurtyka

"I love to dream, but do not wish To have a pin prick rouse me." - Jacques Delille

"I have a theory that movies operate on the level of dreams, where you dream yourself." - Meryl Streep

"Just because I'm 77 doesn't mean I don't have a dream." - John Glenn

"All the great performers I have worked with are fueled by a personal dream." - John Eliot

"I have a dream, that one day on the red hills of Georgia..." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I have had a dream my whole life... and it was not this good." - Joss Whedon

"My dream is to make Katihar a model district. I have no personal ambition." - Tariq Anwar

"I have played for 15 years and it has been a dream." - Sachin Tendulkar

"I have a dream that America will pray and God will forgive us our sins." - Alveda King

"I think it's important to have a dream and to follow your heart." - Austin Butler

"I have a dream to provide every Chinese, especially children, sufficient milk each day." - Wen Jiabao

"People sometimes say, "What is your dream role?" I don't really have a dream role. I'll know it when I see it." - Andre Holland

"Mr President, I have decided not to speak the entire speech which I have." - Afonso Van-Dunem

"I have my dream job! As a young person training as an actor, walking on the WB studio lot is a dream in itself." - Keegan Allen

"I didn't want to find out the reality that if I wanted my dream, I had to lose weight. That's a crushing dream for anybody... to change yourself to get your dream. Nobody should have to do that." - Serinda Swan

"I have learned that it is far easier to write a speech about good advertising than it is to write a good ad." - Leo Burnett

"You need to take small steps when you dream big dreams. I am a published author with dyslexia, a professional speaker who was in speech therapy for three years as a child because I had a lisp; and a slow stiff kid from the suburbs who became an All-Pro in the NFL." - Karl Mecklenburg

"I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - if this; dream a great dream." - John A. Appleman

"From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy." - Bernard Berenson

"I want to thank my mother and my father for teaching me to have a dream. You are seeing my dream come true." - Louise Fletcher

"I am not afraid to dream. You first have to start with a dream. Build your castles in the air and give it foundation. Without a dream, you are not going to get anywhere." - Kofi Annan

"I grew up loving cars. It was completely and utterly, without a doubt, my childhood dream. Whether your childhood dream progresses or changes, you turn into a man and you probably shouldn't still have that same dream." - Dominic Cooper

"I would rather put up with Rush Limbaugh and live in a country where we all do have freedom of speech." - Bill Maher

"You have to dream intentionally. Most people dream a dream when they are asleep. But to be a writer, you have to dream while you are awake, intentionally." - Haruki Murakami

"Paintings, like dreams, have a life of their own and I have always painted very much the way I dream." - Leonor Fini

"I dream of a world without Jews" - Lauren Faust

"Is Life itself a dream, I wonder?" - Lewis Carroll

"Last night I had a peace dream..." - Ringo Starr

"Breathing is fundamental to speech. A stammer is caused by erratic airflow, so if you have a smooth airflow, you have smooth speech." - Gareth Gates

"I think of myself as an Olympian. I have had a dream since I was a very small child. And because I have parents without whom I couldn't have realised that dream." - Danielle De Niese

"When I am asleep I dream what I dream when I am awake. It's a continuous dream." - Antonio Porchia

"I believe in the American Dream because I have lived the American Dream." - Carl Paladino

"For years, I thought I simply didn't dream. I felt left out. Everybody else had a thing I didn't have." - Theodore Sturgeon

"I definitely support free speech." - Margaret Cho

"I love freedom of speech." - George W Bush

"I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech." - Stockwell Day

"I don't dream football. I dream the American Dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father." - Barry Sanders

"A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart." - Peggy Noonan

"To realize a dream, you must have a dream to realize." - Mark Victor Hansen

"If you have a dream you gotta go on a journey to fulfill that dream." - Katy Perry

"To make a great dream come true, you must first have a great dream." - Hans Selye

"If you don't have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?" - Oscar Hammerstein

"We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true." - Denis Waitley

"In a dream I saw Jesus and My God Pan sitting together in the heart of the forest. They laughed at each other's speech, with the brook that ran near them, and the laughter of Jesus was the merrier. And they conversed long." - Khalil Gibran

"In a dream I saw Jesus and My God Pan sitting together in the heart of the forest. They laughed at each other's speech, with the brook that ran near them, and the laughter of Jesus was the merrier. And they conversed long." - Khalil Gibran

"A great speech is literature." - Peggy Noonan

"And I have a dream of a New American Language, one with a little bit more Spanish. I have a dream of a new pop music, that tells the truth with a good beat and some nice harmonies." - Dan Bern

"The voice I use is a very old hardware speech synthesizer made in 1986. I keep it because I have not heard a voice I like better and because I have identified with it." - Stephen Hawking

"A free press is one that prints a dictator's speech but doesn't have to." - Laurence J Peter

"I am told, in a dream... you can only get the answer to all your questions through a dream. So in my dream, I fall asleep, and I dream, in my dream, that I'm having that absolute, revealing dream." - Eugene Ionesco

"I am told, in a dream ... you can only get the answer to all your questions through a dream. So in my dream, I fall asleep, and I dream, in my dream, that I'm having that absolute, revealing dream." - Eugene Ionesco

"I have often repented of speech but hardly ever of silence." - C S Lewis

"I have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. It has crippled my body and speech, but not my mind." - Jason Becker

"I have no technical psychological interest; it is drama, speech,and events that interest me." - Evelyn Waugh

"The American dream? We don't have a dream in Britain because we're bloody awake!" - Al Murray

"If you got to have a dream, you may as well dream big." - Rachel Bilson

"I had a dream I was walking down the street and didn't have to hold anyone's hand" - Kelly Oxford

"If only I could look up and touch a tetromino-filled sky... Until then, I thankfully have Dream of Pixels." - John Polson

"This is a dream come true. I have wanted to tour with Green Day since I was 15." - Frank Iero

"Imagine Martin Luther King saying, 'I have a dream ... But I don't know if the others will buy it.'" - Benjamin Zander

"I don't have a dream project. I don't really think in those terms, to tell you the truth." - Robert Barry

"I have a dream that I will fulfill. And nothing else will distract me from my path." - Lu Xun

"I didn't want to be an actress. It wasn't a dream. I didn't have any dreams at all." - Sandrine Bonnaire

"Events don't happen because I write a speech. I am allowed to write a speech because events are going to happen." - David Frum

"My life is a dream come true of a dream I never knew I even had" - Shay Carl

"America is a country where they have freedom of speech but everyone says the same thing." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"To have a specific style is to be poor in speech." - Herbert Spencer

"Freedom of speech is a great thing and we have said nothing that is not allowed." - Geert Wilders

"Cats have a contempt of speech. Why should they talk when they can communicate without words?" - Lilian Jackson Braun

"Hubert, a speech doesn't have to be eternal to be immortal." - Muriel Humphrey Brown

"The animals have no need for speech, why talk when you are a word." - Margaret Atwood

"Hubert, a speech doesn't have to be eternal to be immortal." - Muriel Humphrey

"I thought I would lose, so I didn't prepare a speech." - E L Doctorow



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